Definition of drunk in English:

drunk

Syllabification: drunk
Pronunciation: /drəNGk
 
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adjective

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  • 1Affected by alcohol to the extent of losing control of one’s faculties or behavior: he was so drunk he lurched from wall to wall drunk on vodka
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    • What better opportunity are you going to get to show off your moves on stage for a room full of drunk strangers?
    • Sometimes, in this industry, crazy drunk people call you at work for no apparent reason.
    • There were reports of car surfing, vandalism and a high number of drunk teenagers.
  • 1.1 [predic.] (drunk with) Overcome with (a strong emotion): the crowd was high on euphoria and drunk with patriotism
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    • They act like radicals drunk with power, doing what ever it takes to destroy any opposing political force that dares to challenge it.
    • Floral tributes perfume the cool morning air and the atmosphere is drunk with sweetness.
    • He was filled with euphoria for this moment, drunk with passion.

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Phrases

drunk and disorderly

Creating a public disturbance under the influence of alcohol.
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  • Following scuffles, eight teenagers were arrested for being drunk and disorderly, four for public order offences and three for causing a breach of the peace.
  • A judge convicted of being drunk and disorderly in a kebab shop has had his Yorkshire law offices closed amid allegations of financial irregularities.
  • It was only an offence to be drunk and disorderly in a public place.

(as) drunk as a skunk

Extremely drunk.
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  • Freezing cold and drunk as a skunk, I am doing the sensible thing and ploughing forward through the snowy city streets toward home, as if I have a purpose.
  • He was drunk as a skunk, barely standing and being abusive.
  • Then later, drunk as a skunk, he asked for a cigarette again.

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